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Sea stacks north or central coast

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Sea stacks north or central coast

If I end up taking Bandon out of my itinerary, is there somewhere else from Florence north to Cannon Beach that has decent sea stacks? I know south coast has the best, but hoping there's some decent areas farther north too. I've seen pictures of Haystack rock. Other areas?

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1. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

Pacific City which is between Lincoln City and Tillamook. You have to go a few miles off Highway 101 to get to Pacific City.

The segment of Highway 101 between Yachats and Florence does not so much have sea stacks but is a spectacularly scenic stretch of coastline

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2. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

Thanks.. I'll do a little research on that area.

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3. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

There are two Haystack Rocks along the Oregon coast. The better known one is in Cannon Beach. The other one is in Pacific City and it's actually taller, although it's a bit farther from the shore.

There is nothing quite like the Bandon area anywhere along the rest of the coast, but there are rocky cliffs in several areas. There are also interesting rock formations such as Devil's Churn, Devil's Punchbowl, the historic Hug Point stagecoach road carved out of rock. Rockaway Beach has Twin Rocks just offshore, and at Cannon Beach/Ecola State Park, there are some sea stacks there. Several of the lighthouses sit on rocky outcrops such as Heceta Head and Yaquina Head.

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4. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

Thanks.. it sounds like there are many beautiful areas in central and north coast, but those Bandon sea stacks just really appeal to me.

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5. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

The only place that compares to Bandon for sea stacks on the Central or North Oregon Coast is the Cannon Beach area between Ecola State Park and Arcadia Beach (just south of Cannon Beach). Haystack Rock and The Needles are at the center of this stretch of coastline with rocks like Jockey Cap, Silver Point and The Lion to the south. Jockey Cap is just offshore most of the year except for during the lowest of tides. The others are in the intertidal area. At the north end of Cannon Beach, Bird Rocks is a grouping located just offshore though extreme low tides offer close access a few times a year. The best collection of rock formations is off Ecola Point with the best views from Ecola State Park's main viewpoint or the Indian Beach area. During low tides you can access this area by hiking to Crescent Beach and walking north.

There are a few other isolated rocks or small groupings, mostly offshore between Neskowin and Cape Meares, though Neskowin's Proposal Rock is nice formation on the beach and Short Beach just south of Cape Meares has a picturesque sea stack at the edge of the shoreline. At the entrance to Tillamook Bay north of Garibaldi are the Three Graces.

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6. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

Seal rock( south of New port on 101), also has rocks, not as tall as Haystack at Cannon beach. But there is a nice beach and rocks that with the waves can be very nice. Don't forget Arch rock as you go north it's a little off the road, but also amazing.

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7. Re: Sea stacks north or central coast

Wonderful! More to research! Thanks much

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